(1979 – 1984)

Bio: From Hoogezand. Initiated by a couple of highschoolfriends and start with borrowed equipment at the end of 1979. Influenced by early punkbands such as The Ramones, Sex Pistols, U.K. Subs, The Germs and later influenced by G.B.H, Discharge and Crass. Starts as a 5 piece with 2 bassplayers but in 1981 Arnold leaves. Do their first gig after 3 weeks of existence. The band change their name into Deluxe Green in 1984 because there are too many bands with the same bandname..

Description: Punk

Roelof Oldenburger aka Roelsel – vocals
Onno – guitar
Johnsol – drums
Jan Plenter aka Jansel – bass, vocals

Arnold Heikamp – bass (1979-1981)

Other bands:
Roelof Oldenburger – Rat Patrol, Deluxe Green
Jan Plenter – Rat Patrol, Deluxe Green
Onno – Deluxe Green
Johnsol – Deluxe Green
Arnold Heikamp – Counting The Days, Junohoos

1985 – Wrakvee 4

Concerts: (assorted)
1981.06.27 Aly’s Bakery, Zuidlaarderveen

1982.06.12 Dreise, Noordbroek
1982.07.02 AJS, Hoogezand
1982.02.11 Gorechtpop, Hoogezand
1982.10.23 Kern, Hoogezand
1982.12.11 Oude Ulo, Leek

1983.05.05 Vredespop, Hoogezand

1984.01.13 Opening Kielzog, Hoogezand
1984.06.15 AJS, Hoogezand

Source: Jan Plenter